Minnesota Irish Music Weekend, June 13-16, 2019, presented by the Center for Irish Music, is a unique festival that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages for a weekend of workshops, lectures, a Great Session Experience and a rare and virtuosic Saturday night concert. Each of our visiting artists is recognized for their musical mastery, and will offer insights and techniques to help learners tap into the deep roots of traditional Irish music.
2019 Visiting Master Artists:
• The Friel Sisters
- Sheila Friel - uilleann pipes, song
- Clare Friel - fiddle, song
- Anna Friel - flute, song
• Pauline Conneely - banjo
• Randal Bays - fiddle
• Christian "Junior" Stevens - concertina, accordion
• Brian Miller - guitar, bouzouki
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend features a variety of programs including:
• Irish Trad Immersion Camp - 9-12 years, intermediate level
• Teen Program - 12-19 years, intermediate-advanced level
• Adult workshops, lectures and interviews — all levels!
Lecture, workshop and concert prices range from $10 to $250 for a weekend package.